How to reset Mozilla Firefox?

At certain times there is a necessity to reset Mozilla Firefox browser, especially after it gets amended with certain adware or browser hijackers. It is possible that certain add-ons were added or enabled, or the home page of Mozilla Firefox was modified to start with some other page related to some specific browser hijacker. Resetting this browser may be helpful and necessary in many cases to fix these issues.

How to reset Mozilla Firefox?

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and in the address line type “about:support“, then hit “Enter“:
  • about:support

  • In the window that comes up click on “Refresh Firefox…“:
  • Refresh Firefox

  • Firefox will shut down to refresh itself. Once completed, a window will show your imported data. Click on “Finish” and Firefox will open again:
  • finish

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